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Slide set: Queen of the earth (song: Riley Brothers, 6 slides, 1898)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
An angel in all but name is she
Slide 2
Heroes have fought for the laurels of fame
Slide 3
In every heart she has fashioned her throne
Slide 4
'Mid scenes of shade and sorrow
Slide 5
She launches each life on the sea of time
Slide 6
As Queen of the earth she reigneth alone
Other related organisations

in stock of Riley Brothers, 1898-1914 (item ref. 1040)

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 1001)

Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
Reading or song

H.L. D'Arcy Jaxone and Ciro Pinsuti, Queen of the Earth (London: Ricordi & Co., 1883)

Related slide set

see generic title Queen of the earth (generic set title – 2 different versions are known)

People involved in slide production

PRESTON, Miss Nannie  (1873-1950) – creator of source image(s), all 6 slides


The images are credited to Nannie Preston because the visual style is very similar to other slides known by her; there are no known contemporary artist credits for this set.


6 slides known to exist in private collection

Lucerna ID  3001309

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 May 2020

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